NASA: Earth Day 2021 – Connected By Earth

NASA Earth science studies our planet all day, every day.   On Earth Day, April 22, we take time to celebrate this wondrous planet with special discussions, virtual events, and activities. Like our satellites, however, Earth science goes on year-round, and we continuously create videos, activities, news and more to tell the story of what’s Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-82 Mission Set to Launch April 26

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Monday, April 26 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Today’s forecast shows a 40 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is Read More

Air Race E to make history with inaugural all-electric racing plane flight

• Date set for first flight as Air Race E leads the charge in electric air racing revolution • Months of preparation culminate in pivotal moment for global aviation sector • ‘This milestone further establishes us at the leading edge of the industry’ – Air Race E CEO, Jeff Zaltman History will be made in Read More

23 April: watch Mission Alpha launch live

ESA NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 23 April at 10:49 BST (11:49 CEST) for the launch of the Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station due to unfavourable weather conditions along the flight path on Thursday. French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is returning to the International Space Station on his second spaceflight. The mission, Read More

Le ministre de l’Economie Franz Fayot a lancé la 3e édition de la « Space Resources Week »

ESA / Organisée pour la 3e fois au Luxembourg, la « Space Resources Week » est la plus grande conférence mondiale exclusivement consacrée à l'exploration et à l'utilisation des ressources dans l'espace. Organisée en mode phygital, la Semaine des ressources spatiales regroupera jusqu’au 22 avril près de 120 intervenants et experts internationaux qui feront le Read More

Dodging debris to keep satellites safe Our planet is surrounded by spacecraft helping us study our changing climate, save lives following disasters, deliver global communication and navigation services and help us answer important scientific questions. But these satellites are at risk. Accidental collisions between objects in space can produce huge clouds of fast-moving debris Read More

NASA and SpaceX delays launch of Crew 2 mission to Friday 4/23/21 due to weather concerns!

NASA & SpaceX delays launch attempt of Crew 2 to Friday at 5:49 AM EDT or 9:49 UTC April 23rd 2021 from launch complex 39A at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, due to unfavorable weather conditions along the flight path for Thursday. Docking with the ISS is now planned for 5:10 AM EDT Saturday Read More

ENAIRE transfers its U-Space initiatives to GO-DRON, an operational task force for unmanned aviation

• Demand for drone operations has increased since 2018, accelerated by the pandemic in 2020 and even more in 2021, and is forecast for greater growth in the future • Drone operators, AECA, TEDAE, the Civil Aviation General Directorate, Aena, AESA, the Air Force Staff, the Department of Customs and Special Taxes of the Revenue Read More

ESA and FAO unite to tackle food security and more

ESA / With ESA positioned as a world-class provider of Earth observation data and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leading international efforts to defeat hunger, the two organisations have teamed up to exploit their particular fields of expertise to better address major global issues such as food security, and to take further Read More